Welcome to BTAT's Marine Retail University!
An MRAA and Dominion Marine Media Professional Development Series.
The Norman-Spencer Marine Retail University is coming to San Antonio, Texas, on October 21 and 22. The Boating Trades Association of Texas is hosting the event at the Omni La Mansion Del Rio in downtown San Antonio. It kicks off with a networking event at 6 p.m. on October 21 (including a river boat cruise and dinner) and then offers a full day of educational opportunities on the 22nd before winding down at 4:30 p.m. that day.
This one-of-a-kind event is a can't-miss opportunity for dealers and all those interested in succeeding in the marine industry. The most-important thing you should know about Marine Retail University
is that the educational opportunity
at this regional event will be tailored to your market! We will present
data and statistics pulled from the surrounding market area so that
attendees can set themselves apart from their competition by learning
how to capitalize on the leading trends.
The MRU educational line-up will feature four educational sessions. Two morning sessions will provide attendees with a clear snapshot of what's happening in the Texas marketplace, and two afternoon sessions will provide insight into how to capitalize on that data.
- GE Capital, Commercial Distribution Finance will provide macro economic insight that will help dealers better understand what's going on with the economy and help them make better business decisions.
- Statistical Surveys' Aarn Rosen will provide detailed views of the marine market's performance in the state of Texas. He'll drill down to let you know what's selling, and what's not selling, and the data will provide you a better understanding of how to approach your market.
- Dominion Marine Media will provide its expertise to show you how to best market your business to today's consumers
- And we will host a lending panel where retail lenders will sit down and discuss what you and your business can do to increase the odds of getting your customers approved for financing.
Registration for the BTAT-MRU is now open. Registration rates are set at $149, but members of the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas will save $50 and can register for $99. Click here if you want to join MRAA and save $50.
Reduced registration fees, combined with detailed market data and insights are
hard to pass up, and the good news is there's much, much more that
Marine Retail University will offer you. Through this
one-day educational conferences, you'll receive insight into best
practices and strategies used by industry-leading dealers and taught by
industry experts. Think: Data and trends and detailed information on how
to capitalize on them.
Register now by clicking here or following the link above.
Reserve your room at the Omni La Mansion Del Rio today by calling 800-843-6664 or book it online here.
For more information please email Matt Gruhn or call Matt at 763/315-8043.
Download the tentative agenda for the BTAT-MRU event.
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